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Elaina Di Monaco joins Public Integrity as philanthropy associate

Elaina Di Monaco has joined the staff of the Center for Public Integrity as a philanthropy associate in support of the Pulitzer Prize-winning news organization’s mission of investigating inequality. Di Monaco is a Tampa native who most recently served as development and engagement manager at WHYY’s Billy Penn local news operation in Philadelphia. They helped […]

Posted inInequality

These books tackled inequality in 2021

Editor’s note: If you purchase any of the books highlighted here using the links we provide, you’ll be supporting independent bookstores and 10% of your purchase price will go to the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit investigative news organization focused on inequality. For other titles relevant to our work, check out Public Integrity’s recommendations […]

Posted inDemocracy

New anti-protest laws cast a long shadow on First Amendment rights

This story also appeared in HuffPost and Indian Country Today Tiffany Crutcher was worried.  Oklahoma lawmakers had passed a new measure stiffening penalties for protesters who block roadways and granting immunity to drivers who unintentionally hit them. The state NAACP, saying the law was passed in response to racial justice demonstrations and could chill the […]

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What Medicaid expansion means and why it matters

Do I qualify for reduced-cost health coverage based on my income? The 2021 federal poverty level (FPL) income numbers can determine eligibility for Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). FPL also determines eligibility for health insurance subsidies on and state marketplaces. Find those numbers here. Did my state expand Medicaid under the […]

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Photo gallery and voices from the Deep South

The legacy of slavery continues to shape life circumstances for Black people in Madison Parish, Louisiana, and Jefferson County, Mississippi. On opposite sides of the Mississippi River, these Deep South communities boast a proud civil rights history. Expanding Medicaid would benefit Mississippi communities like Jefferson as studies show it has in rural Louisiana. These photos […]